White Papers

Advisen published the below white papers, in conjunction with some of the leading insurers, insurance brokers, and professional organizations that service the insurance industry.

 

Recent White Papers

Helping Your Clients Effectively Manage Wildfire Risk

Helping Your Clients Effectively Manage Wildfire Risk Defending against wildfires is no simple task. Businesses should work with their insurance partners to implement proactive risk management techniques to harden their defenses against wildfires. However, businesses often are unsure of where to start. Download this Munich Re Specialty Insurance Infographic to see a range of risk...

Changing the Commercial Property Underwriting Dynamic

Changing the Commercial Property Underwriting Dynamic Current commercial property insurance market conditions—brought on by rising property losses from natural disasters, surging rebuilding costs and a number of other factors—have highlighted the inefficiencies of commercial property underwriting, emphasizing the need for change. By innovating the underwriting process through enhanced data collection and technology utilization, those within...

Setting Cyber Brokers Up for Security Success

Setting Cyber Brokers Up for Security Success Julian Sylvestro and Chris Bell of Secureworks recently explained why they see broker-driven cyber risk management as the key to unlocking new potential in cyber insurance. The interview discusses why “The role of a broker is probably the single hardest role in this space right now” and how...

Bringing Value to Clients and Brokers

Bringing Value to Clients and Brokers Kadidja Sinz is the Head of the Europe and Middle East Region at Liberty Specialty Markets. Advisen - a Zywave Company - recently spoke to Sinz about how relationships have been key to Liberty’s rise as a top specialty insurance option, how this established approach helped during the pandemic,...

Underwriting Discipline & Scale

Underwriting Discipline & Scale Pierre-Edouard Fraigneau was appointed by Liberty Specialty Markets to the new role of chief underwriting officer - Continental Europe, in the middle of the pandemic. Advisen recently spoke to Fraigneau about the insurer’s position in Europe, current marketplace conditions, the advantage of being a mutual insurer, and plans for future growth.

Zurich’s 11th Annual Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Survey

11th Annual Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Survey For the 11th consecutive year Zurich North America and Advisen, a Zywave Company, have collaborated for the Information Security and Cyber Risk Management survey. For much of the last two decades, the story of cyber insurance has been one of building awareness of risk, risk mitigation,...

Leveling the playing field against cyber threats with machines, AI, and an ear to the ground

Leveling the playing field against cyber threats with machines, AI, and an ear to the ground The mission of cybersecurity firm SentinelOne is to keep the world running by protecting and securing the core pillars of modern infrastructure: data and the systems that store, process, and share information. Now a public company following the highest-valued...

AXA XL Commits to Address Global Water-Related Security and Resilience

AXA XL Commits to Address Global Water-Related Security and Resilience Water-related risks affect people, personal and commercial property, and business operations worldwide. A number of factors such as increased demand due to demographic and economic swings, deficient infrastructure, and climate change have exacerbated water issues and highlighted the importance of water resiliency. Water is as...

Employment practices losses in the wake of COVID-19

Employment practices losses in the wake of COVID-19 COVID-19 caused a dramatic shift in the workplace. Many employees were laid off. Others transitioned to remote work. With vaccines now available, many employees are preparing to shift back to in-person work. The transition is anticipated to bring rise to a new flood of employment practices liability...

Cyber Insurance: The Market’s View

Cyber Insurance- The Market's View The eighth annual edition of PartnerRe and Advisen’s comprehensive global survey of the cyber insurance market is now available, offering the latest insight into the trends facing cyber underwriters and brokers. The report offers valuable commentary from PartnerRe experts and observations from insurance professionals all over the world on this...

2021 Brokers Compensation Report

2021 Brokers Compensation Report The 2021 Broker Compensation Report examines the commissions and fees that come with brokerage services. How much are insurance buyers spending on brokerage services? Which industries pay more and what lines of business have the highest compensation paid as a percentage of premium? Are insurance buyers paying their brokers fees or...

Power of Data-driven Differentiation

Power of Data-driven Differentiation Archipelago’s AI-driven risk-data platform transforms management and insurance of large commercial properties. But don’t take their word for it. CEO Hemant Shah spoke with Jeff Bray of Prologis and Joffre Mishall of Zurich about the need for collaborative innovation in risk-management products to more efficient use quality data to understand exposures...

2021 Property Risk Management Report

2021 Property Risk Management Report The first annual edition of Archipelago and Advisen’s survey on property risk management is now available, offering insight into the evolving roles and attitudes of U.S. risk managers with large portfolios of insured property. Findings show that risk managers wish to control more of their own destiny. These enterprising risk...

Excess Casualty in Excess: A look at losses of more than $50 million

Excess Casualty in Excess: A look at losses of more than $50 million The Excess Casualty marketplace continues to experience large severity losses, driven by an increase in nuclear verdicts and social inflation. Rate increases and capacity contraction continue, given rising severity trends and poor historical results in this segment for much of the last...

Advisen 2021 Cyber Risk Awards Archive

Advisen will be hosting our 8th annual Cyber Risk Awards in a virtual setting this year. This has become the leading networking event on the cyber social calendar. As in years past, the excellent line-up of emcees will bring their unique flavor to the evening which will see the cyber market’s top performers honored by...

Executive Interview: Sompo International’s Julian James

Shortly after Julian James was hired by Sompo International, COVID-19 forced him and his team to work from home. James, CEO of International Insurance, says communication and giving his team the right tools have been key to building a company culture while assisting clients impacted by the pandemic. Download this interview with James to find...

Executive Interview: Sompo International’s Christopher Donelan

Being a reinsurer means a long-term commitment and the willingness to innovate and evolve with the times. Christopher Donelan, CEO of Global Reinsurance for Sompo International, sees plenty of reason for optimism in today’s market, both in reinsurance and for the future stability of the industry. Check out Advisen’s recent in-depth interview with Donelan and…

Advisen Cyber Guide

Advisen’s Cyber Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Cyber Service Providers is now available. The easy-to-navigate website is organized into 9 cyber service offerings: Pre-breach cybersecurity consultant Cybersecurity software provider Legal Forensics & cyber investigations Notification, credit monitoring, call centers Insurance data & analytics Insurance carrier Reinsurance carrier Insurance broker Interested in having your company featured...

Disrupting the Cyberrisk Transfer Game

Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions may be a relatively new name to the field but their team has a deep bench of security, insurance, and data science leaders that have come together to tackle one of the insurance industry’s greatest challenges today; to revolutionize cyber risk transfer. From coverage at bind, loss mitigation services post-bind, inhouse...

Executive Interview: Resilience Insurance President Mario Vitale

              Industry veteran Vitale leads program manager’s reinvention of cyber insurance. After more than 40 years in the insurance industry, Mario Vitale had all but retired but a new venture with a truly innovative value proposition called. Vitale is now President of Resilience Insurance, a program manager that combines...

Everything You Know is Wrong: New Risk Management Paradigms in the Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted profound changes in the ways people work, attend school, shop, dine, worship, and access medical services. Organizations of all types and sizes modified operating models to remain viable through the pandemic. Most features of these new operating models will persist in the post-pandemic world, but they have potentially transformed the risk...

A ‘Fast-Paced, Hard-Charging Journey’ for Sompo Global Risk Solutions

Sompo International’s Global Risk Solutions credits its success over the last four years to a unique structure, a deep bench of industry experts, and a commitment to “white glove service” for every client. As the firm expands into Europe, the focus remains on quality control, diversity and inclusion, and sophisticated services and coverages. CEO Michael...

D&O Litigation Trends- from Nationwide

Complexity in the Courts- Fighting on Two Fronts D&O Litigation Trends The costs associated with defending multiple cases in state courts has played a major role in the deterioration of D&O loss ratios since 2014. Indeed, the growth in securities class actions filed in state courts has been a litigation-trend focus, but the situation is...

2021 Advisen Media Kit

Advisen's Media Kit for 2021 is here!  Advisen is the leading provider of data, media, and technology solutions for the commercial property and casualty insurance market. Advisen’s proprietary data sets and applications focus on commercial and specialty risks, and that’s what our audience cares about, too. See what makes Advisen the leader in P&C media...

10th Annual Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Survey

Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Cyber insurance is here to stay and growing in value every day for insured organizations. That’s the primary message of the 10th annual Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Survey from Advisen Ltd. and Zurich North America. For 10 consecutive years, this survey has offered a valuable look at...

Managing Risk Through Reopening and Recession

Managing Risk Through Reopening and Recession After months of lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world are reopening their economies. However, safety concerns and liability issues remain as companies bring back employees and re-engage with customers and business partners. COVID-19 health and safety guidelines and directives vary throughout the world, creating...

Cyber Insurance: The Market’s View

Cyber Insurance- The Market's View The seventh annual edition of PartnerRe and Advisen’s comprehensive global survey of the cyber insurance market is now available, offering the latest insight into the trends facing cyber underwriters and brokers. The report offers valuable commentary from PartnerRe experts and observations from insurance professionals all over the world on this...

Privacy Law Violations

For businesses large and small, compliance with federal, state, and foreign privacy laws and regulations has become an essential business obligation. This white paper from Richard Bortnick, partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary, provides a guide to avoid becoming a target for regulatory or civil actions and negative public scrutiny by highlighting areas where new...